Assess talent fit before you commit.

Culture fit has never been more critical. With our Progressive Hire service, you can evaluate on-the-job performance, team chemistry, and business impact over 90 days before extending an offer.

No pressure here. Use the industry expertise and deep networks of our award-winning talent agents to recruit the best person for the job. We’ll manage every step of the process: recruiting and placing top talent, assessing their performance and fit, and helping you make an informed hiring decision.

Advantages

  • Business objectives

    Learn client’s business and marketing objectives.

  • Perfect fit

    Define the role and identify company culture for a targeted search.

  • Top candidates

    Search and vet candidates, presenting only the top choices for expediency.

  • Validate talent

    Determine technical skills with assessments by experts, verifying candidate capabilities.

  • Frequent check-ins

    Manage talent onboarding and check in regularly with hiring managers for job alignment from day one.

  • Talent performance

    Evaluate on-the-job performance and track milestones to provide clarity for hiring decisions.

  • Secure your creative

    If clients need Aquent to supply equipment for talent on Progressive Hire assignments, we ensure your creative deliverables are always protected with Aquent Secure Creative, our SOC 2® Type 2 environment.

Our work is bigger than us.

Case Study


We did so well building in-house teams, Apple gave us an office too.

Client Success

Apple’s Beats by Dre invited us onsite to provide highly skilled talent and we delivered savings of over $15M per year. We now provide in-house talent to four Apple departments, increasing their on-demand talent pool by 300% with significant cost savings.

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We helped oilfield services giant Schlumberger find a precious resource, their talent.

Client Success

With a mandate to include UX from day zero on all tech projects, Schlumberger turned to Aquent to hire UX researchers, UX designers, design thinkers, and tech writers to help create more effective project scoping, development, and tracking.

Case Study


Southern Company may be 75 years old, but it’s just as Millennial as Millennials.

Client Success

Aquent has digitally transformed this energy company, its 10 subsidiaries, and its relationship with 9 million customers. Talent with fresh skill sets created a bill pay portal, mobile apps, and new revenue streams with an online marketplace of energy saving appliances and accessories.

Case Study


Helping Kaiser Permanente revolutionize healthcare by empowering its members to thrive.

Client Success

We’ve helped staff Kaiser’s marketing and digital departments with UX designers and researchers, visual designers, content managers, PMs, and more. Talent work on everything from member-facing apps to communications for their new school of medicine.

Case Study


We may be in a retail apocalypse, but it’s also Sephora’s golden age.

Client Success

Sephora is the #1 specialty beauty brand with over 2,500 stores in 32 countries. A constant, curated stream of talent from Aquent helps it deliver omnichannel experiences to digitally-immersed consumers. Now, online sales outpace in-store sales.

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